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Program 29: 'Union Time: Fighting for Workers' Rights' - UFCW Organizes The...

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New York New Jersey Regional Joint Board Workers United HQ

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SALUTE TO THE IBEW LOCAL 3 AND THEIR STEADFAST CAMPAIGN TO FIGHT FOR LABOR RIGHTS IN THE NYC ELECTRICAL & CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY -Encore Presentation of Short films from the IBEW Local 3 Apprentice Citizen Filmmaker Program. #CountMeIn FREE SCREENING FOR IBEW MEMBERS

UNION TIME: FIGHTING FOR WORKERS' RIGHTS - The successful 16-year fight to organize a union at the world's largest pork slaughterhouse, operated by Smithfield Foods in Tar Heel, NC.

There aren't many films about organized labor with happy endings! This happens to be one of them. The perseverance of a courageous group of workers, their guts and determination, form the core of this film. 'Union Time' contextualizes this victory--the largest labor victory in the US in the 21st Century---within a backdrop of fervent anti-unionism in the South, and focuses on the interconnections between the labor and the civil rights movements in the U.S. (2018, 1 hr 10 min)

Director Q & A after the film. Special Guests from IBEW Local 3

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